Railway History in America

Signicicant Dates in American Rail History

•  late 1700's

England and America

Steam engine developed from earlier industrial steam boilers

•  1970's

world-wide

Diesel and Electic replaces Steam as locomotive of commercial choice

 

For more information on the history of rail please visit the following websites:-

Wikipedia - History of Rail Transport

NOTE: All links are to English versions of the websites. Most are in local languages. If links are broken (as websites often change their templates) simply go to the home page listed and search for the country of interest.

 

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